apart etymology

English word apart comes from French part (Portion, part. Proportion. Share.)

Detailed word origin of apart

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
part French (fra) Portion, part. Proportion. Share.
à part French (fra) Exceptional, special Apart from, except Apart.
apart English (eng) Aside; away.. In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently.. In or into two or more parts.. Placed separately (in regard to space or time). Exceptional, distinct.. Having been taken apart; disassembled, in pieces. (following its objective complement) Apart from.